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Christmas

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  • In praise of Christmastime

    "The sun is shining, the grass is green, the orange and palm trees sway. There's never been such a day, in Beverly Hills, L.A. But it's December the 24th, and I'm longing to be up north." You probably won't be singing this, the opening verse to the famed...
  • A gray Christmas in Lehigh Valley forecast; rain is expected till holiday's eve

    A gray Christmas in Lehigh Valley forecast; rain is expected till holiday's eve
    Rain, sleet and fog rolled through the Lehigh Valley on Monday night, but a warming trend this week will chase any chance of a white Christmas, according to the National Weather Service. After two days of intermittent rain, Christmas Day will be...
  • Last-minute shopping made a bit saner with new apps

    SAN JOSE, Calif. It's getting easier to be a procrastinator during the holidays. From startups that will shop for your Christmas gifts and load them into your car outside the mall, to delivery services that will ferry purchases to your house within a...
  • Balancing Act: Tipping during the holidays a great way to show appreciation

    Throughout the year, there are key people who make our lives run more smoothly. For Jackie Martin that person is her hair dresser who will stay late at the salon to ensure the busy sales representative gets her hair colored before leaving on a business...
  • Ex-etiquette: Focus on pluses of stepdaughter's Xmas with mom

    Q. My husband and I have been married for seven years. We both have primary custody of our daughters, currently 9 and 10. My husband's ex has an alcohol problem but has been clean and sober for the last three years, so she was recently granted...
  • South Florida stores, malls extend holiday hours

    South Florida stores, malls extend holiday hours
    When it comes to buying gifts, holiday shoppers have not yet begun to procrastinate. It seems a whopping 40 percent wait to do holiday shopping until the last possible minute, according to retail surveys. Major retailers and malls -- Kohl's, Toys R Us,...
  • Delray's trolley not running Christmas, New Year's Day

    Delray's trolley not running Christmas, New Year's Day
    Delray Beach's downtown trolley service is taking a break for the holidays. The trolleys will not run on Christmas Day or New Year's Day. Regular routes and hours of service will resume the day after each holiday. From 6 a.m. Dec. 31 to 1 a.m. Jan. 1,...
  • Maggie Daley ice ribbon: Know before you go

     Maggie Daley ice ribbon: Know before you go
    Maggie Daley Park isn't the only fresh-frozen destination where families can break cabin fever over the school holiday. But its ice ribbon — an undulating quarter-mile loop rather than a standard rink — is the hottest in town. Read these...
  • Seminole Coconut Creek has special holiday dining

    Seminole Coconut Creek has special holiday dining
    Sorrisi Italian restaurant at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek will be open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, and will feature several specials, notably a seven-fish seafood salad (scallop, shrimp, calamari, mussels, clams, lump crab, octopus if you're...
  • Retailers remake Easton

    Retailers remake Easton
    The day after Thanksgiving, on the outskirts of Easton, a frenzied line of shoppers battled for deals on big-screen TVs and DVD players. Downtown, other customers quietly wandered into the Mercantile Home on Northampton Street to browse and buy...
  • Jerry Greene shares hard-earned Christmas lesson that love is most precious gift

    Jerry Greene shares hard-earned Christmas lesson that love is most precious gift
    I was 8 and the only thing I wanted for Christmas was a little red wagon. It probably was a Radio Flyer although, to me, all that mattered was that it was a wagon and it was red. I lived with my aunt and grandmother, who took me into their lives so that...